14th Annual Blackberry Festival @ White Silo Farm

Sweet yet tart blackberries are good for you! They are packed with vitamin c, high in fiber,a high source of manganese, vitamin K, and high in antioxidants. One could almost consider blackberries a superfood.

At the White Silo Farm on 32 Rte. 37 in Sherman, they also consider blackberries fun and are once again hosting their annual Blackberry Festival on August 13 and August 14th from 1-4:30 pm. The cost is $25 per person for a 1 ½ hour reservation.

The ticket cost includes four items made with fresh Blackberries – Shredded hoisin blackberry chicken tacos (vegetarian option available), blackberry rhubarb chutney and goat cheese crostini, blackberry arugula and kale salad, and blackberry tiramisu. Guests with reservations will have priority seating if it is raining.

Reservations are limited and can be made on whitesilowinery.com website. Music with Greg “Cowboy”, Saturday 1-4:30 PM and Marty Meyer, Sunday 1-4:30 PM. This is a child and pet friendly event.

2nd Annual Wine and Chocolate Holiday Party at White Silo Winery

White Silo Winery has organized its’ annual end of the year holiday party…around chocolate and wine on December 17th! What better way to celebrate the holidays than with a wine and chocolate pairing featuring Guittard chocolate selections imported from all over the world!

There will even be a chocolate expert from Guittard Chocolates on hand to help guide participants through the chocolate and wine pairings and answer any chocolate questions that are asked. Cheese, fruit, and White Silo mustards and jams, and other finger foods will also be served.

The event offers three separate tastings, one at 12 PM, one at 2PM and one at 4PM. Spots are limited at each session to 40 guests so it is suggested that you reserve your spot early to be on the safe side!

Tickets are $10 per person and must be purchased on-line in advance. For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.whitesilowinery.com and select the tab Gallery/Events then click on the Dec 17th event.

A performance by Leesa Sklover-Filgatece will be featured at the 4 PM event. She will be performing songs from her new CD.